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Description

This turn-based strategy game hails back to a classic Japanese strategy game titled Famicom Wars. Advance Wars pits players against very computer AI in a number of battles involving submarines, warships, infantry, tanks, helicopters, and other weapons. During the maps, players may capture buildings to increase financial resources and repair damaged units. During combat, two units go head to head with the results determined by how the two stack up against each other, terrain conditions, and other factors. Up to four players can play using the Game Link Cable or by swapping a single Game Boy Advance at the end of each player's turn.

Screenshots

Advance Wars Game Boy Advance Campaign clear, but there's still a lot to see and do in the game
Advance Wars Game Boy Advance Artillery Infromation Screen
Advance Wars Game Boy Advance In this mission, you have access to Base, which can deploy ground units.
Advance Wars Game Boy Advance Firing at a Lander (personnel carrier) with Missile trucks

Promo Images

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Advance Wars Screenshot
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Trailer


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User Reviews

Wicked! Game Boy Advance Patrick Robertson (5)
A must own for any Game Boy Advance fan Game Boy Advance Travis Russell (3)
Great game, although perhaps too simple Game Boy Advance Kate Jones (480)
Great war on little screen Game Boy Advance 666gonzo666 (61597)

Critic Reviews

UOL Jogos Game Boy Advance Nov 19, 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
64 Power / big.N / N Games Game Boy Advance Sep, 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Gaming Target Game Boy Advance Mar 19, 2002 10 out of 10 100
GameSpy Game Boy Advance Sep, 2001 95 out of 100 95
Gameswelt Game Boy Advance Jan 25, 2002 93 out of 100 93
64 Power / big.N / N Games Game Boy Advance Jan, 2002 92 out of 100 92
GamePro (US) Game Boy Advance Sep 10, 2001 4.5 out of 5 90
TotalVideoGames (TVG) Game Boy Advance 2001 9 out of 10 90
Planet Gameboy.de Game Boy Advance Sep 26, 2001 90 out of 100 90
RPG Kingdom Game Boy Advance Feb 21, 2007 17 out of 20 85

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

The Game Boy Advance version of Advance Wars appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Awards

  • Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences
    • 2001 - Handheld Game of the Year Award
  • GameSpy
    • 2001 – Game Boy Advance Game of the Year

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